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DuPont Company's Public Relations photographs, undated
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Public Relations Dept.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.025
Extent:   39 items
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company. Founded in 1802, the company began with the production of gunpowder. This collection contains 27 photographs of various du Pont family members, family gravestones, DuPont employees (groups), cartoons related to the DuPont company, and exterior views of acquired company buildings.
DuPont Company President Crawford Greenewalt's office transparencies, circa 1948-1962
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.026
Extent:   5 items
Abstract:   Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemist and President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. This collection consists of five color transparencies of the DuPont Company President's office interiors (previously identified as Pierre S. du Pont's office, but now believed to be Crawford Greenewalt's office).
United Mine Workers of America membership certificate transparency, undated
Creator: Hagley Museum
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.028
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   United Mine Workers of America is a labor union that represents coal miners. It was founded in 1890 and continues to be active. This color transparency of the United Mine Workers of America membership certificate that has various images along the boarders that depict coal miners' handshakes and rites of passage.
Views of Brandywine area engravings, undated
Creator: Steel, James W., 1799-1879
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.003
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Brandywine Valley is a rural region of Southeast Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware celebrated for its historical ties to Revolutionary-era America. This collection contains two b&w engraved prints of depictions of the Brandywine area.
Eugene Blery's engravings of Nemours, 1851, 1870
Creator: Blery, Eugene, 1805-1887
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.004
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   Eugene Blery (1805-1887) was a French artist, engraver and lithographer. This collection contains two etchings of pastoral views of Nemours in Normany, France. One depicts the French ancestral home of the du Pont family.
Henry Francis du Pont and Mrs. E.I. du Pont photograph, 1967
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.005
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Henry Francis du Pont was the great-grandson of E.I. du Pont, the founder of the DuPont Company. He was a director of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a member of its executive committee, a director of the Wilmington Trust Company, a director of General Motors, and a member of its finance committee. This collection contains one photograph of Henry Francis du Pont and Mrs. E.I. du Pont at the 1967 Delaware Antiques Show.
1836 Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car photograph, circa 1893
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.006
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   Founded in 1846, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was a leading industrial and transportation force throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection features a cyanotype and a photographic copy print of an image depicting the first passenger car created for PRR, most likely taken in 1893 in relation to Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.
American Car and Foundry woodwork, undated
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.007
Extent:   25 items
Abstract:   American Car and Foundry Company was founded in 1899 as the result of a merger among thirteen railroad carbuilding companies. This collection features 25 copy photographs of building interiors and exteriors with emphasis on wooden architectural elements.
DuPont Co., Carney's Point photographs, circa 1925
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.008
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company was organized as an operating company to consolidate approximately 100 explosives manufacturers controlled by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. This collection features two photographs of the DuPont Smokeless Poweder Works float entered in the 1925 250th Anniversary parade in Salem, New Jersey.
Hagley Yard buildings, DuPont Company offices and laboratory, and powder labels, circa 1890-1928
Creator: Macklem, J.W.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.011
Extent:   32 items
Abstract:   This collection of John William Macklem contains 15 photographs of structures in the Hagley Yards after they closed in 1921, DuPont Company office staff in Equitable Building, Wilmington, Delaware, and 16 gunpowder labels for A.F. & Co. FF gunpowder and DuPont superfine HFg gun powder.
Lea family photograph collection, circa 1845-circa 1920
Creator: Lea family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.012
Extent:   1.0 linear foot
Abstract:   Thomas Lea (1759-1833), the son-in-law of miller Joseph Tatnall, passed on the Tatnall-Lea grain mills in Wilmington, Delaware to his son William Lea. In 1864, William Lea brought his sons Henry and Preston into the firm, changing the name to William Lea & Sons Company. This collection includes portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include such family names as Tatnall, Warner, Preston, Ferris, Downing, Spruance, Lovett, Moore, Bush, Ely, and others.
James F. Allee, Jr. photographs, circa 1900
Creator: Allee, Elheurah J.; Farmer's Bank of the State of Delaware
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.013
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   James F. Allee, Jr. (1884-1956), was a lawyer and publisher from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. This collection contains six photographic prints from the J.F. Allee papers.
May B. Kenney collection of photographs, circa 1860
Creator: Kenney, Mae B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.014
Extent:   7 items
Abstract:   Contains photographic prints from a family who once resided in Laurel, Delaware.
Francis I. du Pont portrait, undated
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.015
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Francis I. du Pont (1873-1942) was a chemist, inventor, and stockbroker most celebrated for his involvement with the partnership of Francis I. du Pont and Company, stockbrokers in New York, and the Delaware Chemical Engineering Company in Wilmington. This collection contains a color photograph of a portrait of Francis I. du Pont painted by Gordon Stevenson.
The war between the United States and Mexico illustrated, copy photographs, 1851
Creator: Boyot Lithographers; Nebel, Carl, 1805-1855
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.017
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   This collection contains photographic prints of illustrations from George Wilkins Kendall's The war between the United States and Mexico, a publication from 1851.
Marguerite du Pont Lee family photographs, undated
Creator: Lee, Marguerite du Pont, 1862-1936
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.021
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   Marguerite du Pont Lee (1862-1936) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthere Irenee du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. This small collection consists of four items belonging to Marguerite du Pont Lee. Two individual portraits, a photograph of a gate, and a decorative leaf.
Joseph Bancroft and Sons Company photographs, 1888-1952
Creator: Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.025
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874), an Englishman trained in textile weaving in Lancashire, established his own cotton mill on the Brandywine near Wilmington in 1831. The operation became the Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company in 1889. The photographs consist of images related to the Joseph Bancroft & Sons textile mills in the Rockford and, later, Kentmere areas on the banks of the Brandywine River. These images include plant exteriors and interiors, officials and employees, aerials, workers' housing, machinery, floods, and dams and races on Brandywine Creek.
Collection of wedding cakes and caterers photographs, circa 1925-1946
Creator: McConnell, Edith N.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.026
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   Collection consists of 13 black and white prints, mostly dating from circa 1945.
John Farrell Metten collection, 1969
Creator: Metten, William F., Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.029
Extent:   58 items
Abstract:   John Farrell Metten (1873-1968) was a marine engineer and shipbuilding industry executive. This collection contains photographic prints, postcards, documents, drawings, and an identification card pertaining to the career of John Farrell Metten and views of Naval ships built at the New York Shipbuilding Company, Camden, N.J.
Sawmill/gristmill at Monocacy Creek, Pennsylvania photographs, 1969
Creator: Howard, Robert, (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.034
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   The Gristmill of Monocacy Creek was founded in 1807 and is located along the Monocacy Creek in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This collection contains 4 photographic prints of equipment from the mill, specifically an up and down sawmill.
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